Egypt Community Church is hosting an all-you-can-eat ham dinner 4:30-6:30 p.m., Oct. 17. The meal will include ham, mashed potatoes, veggies, applesauce, beverages and dessert.
Children ages 6 to 12 eat at a reduced price, and those age 5 and under eat free.
Call the church office at 610-262-4961 for additional ticket information.
The church is located at 4129 S. Church St.
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Registration for Hokendauqua Park & Playground’s boys’ and girls’ basketball will be held at the Hokendauqua American Legion, 3739 American Legion Drive, Whitehall, on the following dates: 6-8 p.m., tonight, Thursday, Sept. 24; 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 30; and 6-8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 9. You can also register online at hokeypark.org until Friday, Oct. 9.
• Quilting and sewing, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Free. Information: 610-437-3700
• Flu shots, 9-11 a.m., at Northampton Senior Center, 902 Lincoln Ave., Northampton. Information: 610-262-4977
• Current events informal discussion group, 2-3:30 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Free. Information: 610-437-3700
We had a wonderful response at our Samuel Owens Restaurant fundraiser. A big thank you to our friends at Samuel Owens, and thanks to all of you for supporting your local library.
The library is holding a 50/50 raffle, and you could be the lucky winner! Tickets are on sale now through Saturday, Oct. 3 at the library.
The drawing will be held at 4 p.m. that day.
Storytime with Miss Jo will be held at 11 a.m., Thursdays, Sept. 24, Oct. 1 and 8. All ages are welcome, and there is no preregistration.
Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., will be holding a flea market 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 26. There will be many bargains, a bake sale and great food, as well as a basket raffle and Ruth’s red beets!
If you have any items that you would like to donate, call the church at 610-264-4091 or Bev Werner at 610-248-2822.
Catasauqua Fire Police will be holding its sixth annual car and motorcycle show 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 26, at Catasauqua Park, 500 American St. There will be food and music by Ricky Smith and the Crush.
Today I’m up at the Route 248 intersection in Cherryville, taking a last historical look before the Turkey Hill expansion takes place. My interest is concentrated on two historic buildings.
One is the old Cherryville Hotel, which dates to 1767, before the American Revolution. I had the privilege to visit the old hotel when Ms. Betty Seidel operated a well-known gift shop there. You may have read the series, which I wrote a number of years ago.
Coplay Garden Club meets at 7 p.m. this evening at St. John’s Lutheran Church Hall, South Third Street. Open to the public, the meetings have speakers and floral arrangement sessions.
The members are involved in community projects, such as planting flowers at the library and community plaza.
Plans for the borough’s annual Halloween parade are progressing nicely, according to Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association members, who organize the event each year.
The parade is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 20.
Northampton Area Food Bank is sponsoring a penny party Sunday, Sept. 27 at Hope Lutheran Church in Cherryville. Doors open at 1 p.m. The event will include refreshments, a raffle and a bake sale. Bring your coins and help support this annual event, which allows the food bank to continue to serve the area.
For directions and other information, call Barbara Budnik at 610-262-6156.
Fullerton Memorial AA youth basketball will hold registrations 4-5:30 p.m., Saturdays, Sept. 19 through Oct. 24, at the playground building, 901 Jefferson St.
Coaches are also needed. Contact the commissioner, 484-894-9326, for more information.
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Sage, a local music duo, will play live acoustic and electric music — everything from classic to contemporary rock, blues and pop — at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17.
On Monday, Sept. 21, at our third Monday open mic and jam, we will have Rocking the Valley Internet Radio broadcasting live from the library. Entertainers interested in performing three songs or a 15-minute set are asked to sign up just before 6:30 p.m. Musicians, singers, comedians, storytellers, mimes, etc., are invited to show off their stuff. Or just come and be part of the audience.